Secret Police NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports on one of the institutions most in need of reform in the new Democratic Republic of Congo: the secret police. This dreaded agency was the most notorious branch of ousted dictator Mobutu Sese Seko's government, torturing and killing suspected dissidents. The new rulers of the former Zaire, however, have suggested that they will not purge the secret police. Rather, officials say the agents will undergo re-training.
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Secret Police

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Secret Police

Secret Police

Secret Police

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NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports on one of the institutions most in need of reform in the new Democratic Republic of Congo: the secret police. This dreaded agency was the most notorious branch of ousted dictator Mobutu Sese Seko's government, torturing and killing suspected dissidents. The new rulers of the former Zaire, however, have suggested that they will not purge the secret police. Rather, officials say the agents will undergo re-training.